Samsung Galaxy Tab A 8.0 (2019) vs Samsung Galaxy Tab A 8.4 (2020)

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Display

Size

8.0 inches
8.4 inches

Resolution

1280 x 800 pixels, 16:10 ratio,
189 PPI
1920 x 1200 pixels, 16:10 ratio,
270 PPI

Technology

TFT
TFT

Screen-to-body

70.98 %
80.91 %

Features

Ambient light sensor
Scratch-resistant glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 3), Ambient light sensor

Hardware & Performance

System chip

Qualcomm Snapdragon 429 SDM429
Samsung Exynos 7904

Processor

Quad-core, 1950 MHz, ARM Cortex-A53, 64-bit, 12 nm
Octa-core, 1800 MHz, Arm Cortex-A73 and Arm Cortex-A53, 64-bit, 14 nm

GPU

Adreno 504
Mali-G71 MP2

RAM

2GB LPDDR3
3GB LPDDR4

Internal storage

32GB
32GB

Storage expansion

microSDXC up to 512 GB
microSDXC up to 512 GB

OS

Android (9.0 Pie), Samsung One UI
Android (9.0 Pie)

Battery

Capacity

5100 mAh
5000 mAh

Type

Not user replaceable
Not user replaceable

Charging

 
Fast charging

Camera

Rear

Single camera
Single camera

Main camera

 
8 MP (Autofocus)

Autofocus
 

Specifications

 
Aperture size: F1.9; Pixel size: 1.12 μm

Video recording

1920x1080 (Full HD) (30 fps)
1920x1080 (Full HD) (30 fps)

Features

Video calling, Video sharing
 

Front

2 MP
5 MP

Design

Dimensions

8.27 x 4.90 x 0.31 inches (210 x 124.4 x 8 mm)
7.95 x 4.93 x 0.28 inches (201.9 x 125.2 x 7.1 mm)

Weight

12.17 oz (345 g)
the average is 16.6 oz (475 g)
10.9 oz (309 g)
the average is 16.6 oz (475 g)

Materials

Back: Aluminum
Back: Aluminum

Biometrics

 
2D Face unlock

Colors

Black, Silver
Mocha

Cellular

LTE (FDD)

 
Bands 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(AWS-1), 5(850), 7(2600), 13(700 c), 20(800 DD), 66(AWS-3)

UMTS

 
850, 900, 1900, 2100 MHz

Data Speed

 
LTE, HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s

SIM type

 
Nano SIM

Multimedia

Headphones

3.5mm jack
3.5mm jack

Features

Album art cover, Background playback
Album art cover, Background playback

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth

4.2
5.0

Wi-Fi

802.11 a, b, g, n, dual-band; Wi-Fi Direct, Hotspot
802.11 a, b, g, n, ac, dual-band; Hotspot

USB

microUSB, USB 2.0
Type-C (reversible), USB 2.0

Features

Charging, Mass storage device
 

Sensors

Accelerometer
Accelerometer

Other

Tethering, Computer sync, OTA sync
ANT+

Shopping information

In The Box

 
Charging block, USB-C cable, SIM eject tool, QuickStart Guide

MSRP

 
$ 240
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